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2018 Family/Legacy Family of the Year

An iconic tradition of Family Weekend is the recogition of the Family of the Year and Legacy Family of the Year. All families are welcome to participate in the Family of the Year competition by registering at Family Fun Day. Families with one or more EKU alumni are welcome to participate. Both families are recognized at halftime events at Roy Kidd Stadium, and get to enjoy the football game with wonderful seats. 

2018 Winners

The Tank Family: 2018 Family of the Year

(Pictured right of Dr. Billy Martin, holding gift basket)

The 2018 Family of the Year was the Tank Family. Austin Tank is a Senior studying Wildlife Management. He was joined on the field by parents John and Jackie. This was the Tank family's sixth EKU Family Weekend. They are from La Grange, KY.

The Tank family was presented with the Family of the Year gift basket by Dr. Billy Martin, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Roth Family: 2018 Legacy Family of the Year

(Pictured left of Amy Jo Gabel, holding gift basket)

The 2018 Legacy Family of the Year was the Roth Family. Samantha Roth is a first-year student studying Biomedical Sciences. Her mother Carolyn is an 1981 EKU alumnus. This was the Roth's first Family Weekend. They are from Petersburg, KY.

The Roth family was presented with the Legacy Family of the Year gift basket by  Amy Jo Gable, President of the EKU International Alumni Association.


 A big thank you to the EKU bookstore for providing wonderful gift baskets for our 2018 recipients.

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